Future Smart Parent Podcast
The Good Gap Year Guide
with Melanie Williams
Today I spoke with Melanie Williams, who is a psychometrist and careers expert. She used to teach high school English and Life Orientation and now works with high school students on looking beyond high school and preparing for life in the real world.
In this episode, we discuss:
Melanie is the author of The Good Gap Year Guide and she breaks down what makes a successful gap year, and how both young adults and their parents can approach it.
A structured gap year can boost young people’s confidence. It can help them clarify their interests, get a taste the real world and realise that there is a place for them where they can flourish.
Melanie highlights 6 seminal aspects of a good gap year and we discuss them in more detail in this episode.
Connect with Melanie:
More from Melanie: https://www.optimyze.co.za
You can also purchase Mel's 'The Good Gap Year Guide' eBook here to access it right away.
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